Mind Candy is a British entertainment company, formed in 2004 by UK internet entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith. Its first online game was Perplex City. In 2007, the company began development on Moshi Monsters, a virtual world and online game aimed at children aged between 6-12, which allows users to adopt their own pet monster, socialise and play educational puzzles. Moshi Monsters has been likened to a Facebook for kids and as of 2012 had over 75m users. The debut Moshi Monsters Nintendo DS title Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo topped the charts in the UK for 23 consecutive weeks.

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  • Mind Candy is a British entertainment company, formed in 2004 by UK internet entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith. Its first online game was Perplex City. In 2007, the company began development on Moshi Monsters, a virtual world and online game aimed at children aged between 6-12, which allows users to adopt their own pet monster, socialise and play educational puzzles. Moshi Monsters has been likened to a Facebook for kids and as of 2012 had over 75m users. In 2011, Moshi Monsters launched a range of physical products including toys, books, membership cards, trading cards, Top Trumps and Plush Toys. In March 2012, Mind Candy confirmed a major partnership deal with Sony Music. The deal followed the launch of Mind Candy’s own music label, Moshi Monsters Music. The deal saw Sony Music handle the distribution aspects of Moshi Monsters' forthcoming music releases, starting with the debut album, Moshi Monsters, Music Rox. Head of Moshi Music, Jason Perry, ex-of the UK rock band A produced the album. In November 2012, it was announced that the album achieved gold certification in the UK. The debut Moshi Monsters Nintendo DS title Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo topped the charts in the UK for 23 consecutive weeks. In October 2013, the firm's Moshi Monster characters became the most-licensed property in the UK after revenues at the firm jumping by more than 60 per cent. The company revealed that revenues rose to £46.9 million in 2012, up from £28.9 million for 2011. Users of the flagship game also increased from 55 million to 70 million. The Moshi Magazine was launched in February 2011 in partnership with Skyjack Publishing. Mind Candy released Moshi Monsters: The Movie in December 2013 in partnership with Pathé. It was also released in theatres in Australia on 20 February 2014. Mind Candy first app for iOS was called Moshi Monsters Village and followed this with a variety of spin-offs such as Moshi Karts and Moshi Monsters: Moshlings . In the first two months of 2014 Mind Candy also released apps Talking Poppet and Moshi Karts In 2014, Mind Candy launched the adventure and combat strategy mobile game World of Warriors. In July 2014, Mindy Candy launched PopJam, the safe and fun social media app for kids. In October 2015, Mindy Candy sold Popjam. The new owner of PopJam is SuperAwesome. (en)
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  • Mind Candy is a British entertainment company, formed in 2004 by UK internet entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith. Its first online game was Perplex City. In 2007, the company began development on Moshi Monsters, a virtual world and online game aimed at children aged between 6-12, which allows users to adopt their own pet monster, socialise and play educational puzzles. Moshi Monsters has been likened to a Facebook for kids and as of 2012 had over 75m users. The debut Moshi Monsters Nintendo DS title Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo topped the charts in the UK for 23 consecutive weeks. (en)
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